For having the same writer, composer, and animation studio that brings us Fate/Zero and the Heaven's Feel movies, Garden of Sinners has stellar animation and music for a boring, unconvincing story.
Part of the Fate Franchise - Sequel to Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel I. Presage Flower Genre(s): Action, Magic, Supernatural, Drama Age-Appropriateness: 16+ (Violence, disturbing themes, brief sexuality, gore, profanity) Platforms: None Episodes: One 2 hr. movie TheAwersome Rating: 8.7 / 10 (Favorite Fate piece yet) Premise: After the events of the previous movie, Shirou is... Continue Reading →
Sequel to Sword Art Online II / SAOA: GGO Genre(s): Action, Game, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance Age-Appropriateness: 14+ (Violence, language, partial nudity) Platforms: Hulu Episodes: One 2 hour movie TheAwersome Rating: 8.4 / 10 (Solid installment in the series) Premise: Virtual Reality games are losing popularity due to the introduction of the Augma device which uses... Continue Reading →
Sequel to Sword Art Online Genre(s): Action, Game, Adventure, Romance, Fantasy, Psychological Age-Appropriateness: 13+ (Violence, language, disturbing imagery) Platforms: Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, Funimation Episodes: 25 (One is a recap episode) TheAwersome Rating: 8.5 / 10 (Definitely worth watching) Premise: Mild Season One Spoilers One year after the events of the previous season, Kazuto (Kirito) is... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Game, Romance, Isekai Age-Appropriateness: 13+ (violence, language, a scene of sexual assault) Platforms: Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, Funimation Episodes: 25 (+1 Bonus episode on Crunchyroll, Hulu) TheAwersome Rating: 8.4 / 10 (9.5 for first arc, 7.0 for second arc) Premise: In 2022, the first VRMMORPG is released which makes use of NerveGear... Continue Reading →
Part of the Fate Franchise - Sequel to Fate/Stay Night [Unlimited Blade Works] Genre(s): Action, Fantasy, Magic, Supernatural Age-Appropriatness: 16+ (Violence, gore, profanity) Platforms: None Episodes: One 2 hr. movie TheAwersome Rating: 8.3 / 10 (Quality Fate Content) Premise: Shirou Emiya, a survivor of the devastation brought by the Fourth Holy Grail War in Fuyuki... Continue Reading →
Part of the Fate Franchise - Prequel to Fate/Stay Night [Unlimited Blade Works] Genre(s): Action, Magic, Modern Fantasy, Psychological Age-Appropriateness: 16+ (Violence, Blood, Profanity) Platforms: Netflix, Crunchyroll, Hulu Episodes: 25 TheAwersome Rating: 8.6 / 10 (Good solid anime right here) Premise: With the promise of granting any wish, the omnipotent Holy Grail has triggered three... Continue Reading →
Sequel to Puella Magi Madoka Magica Genre(s): Magical Girl, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Psychological Age-Appropriateness: 15+ (Disturbing imagery, violence) Platforms: None (gotta buy it) Episodes: One 2-hour movie TheAwersome Rating: 8.3 / 10 (If you can get your hands on it, worth watching, but not critical) Premise: Our magical girls of Mitakihara city are happily living... Continue Reading →
Do you ever have those shows or games that you go through and they just stick with you for like, months? This is one of those.
Genre(s): Mystery, Drama, Action Age-Appropriateness: 13+ (People get shot up a ton each episode, but no blood? Mild language) Platforms: Funimation, YouTube (Funimation’s YT channel has whole series) Episodes: 26 TheAwersome Rating: 6.0 / 10 (If you’re feeling nostalgic, sure) Premise: The French assassin, Mireille Bouquet, is contacted by a mysterious Japanese girl, Kirika, inviting... Continue Reading →